Egypt’s sectarian playing field | by Asef Bayat

Many no doubt wondered what had happened to the celebrated revolution of civility, to the Tahrir of sacrifice and solidarity, as they watched the violent collisions between Christians and Muslims in Egypt over the past few weeks. Disturbing certainly, but they were...

Dying for the environment | by Joan Martinez-Alier

One of EJOLT’s* main tasks – of which I am the coordinator – is to collect and map a large global inventory (not less than 2000 cases) of environmental conflicts. Some will be success stories of forests saved, of dams or mining projects stopped....